About the Editor

Angelo Azzi

Co-Editor-in-Chief
Vascular Biology Laboratory
Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA

Angelo Azzi, MD, PhD, is Senior Scientist at Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. He received his MD and PhD from the University of Padua, Padua, Italy and he is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Aspects of Medicine and co-Editor-in-Chief of IUBMB Life. He is also a Review Editor for BioFactors, editorial board member for Free Radical Research and Genes & Nutrition, and Associate Editor for Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. He is a member of various nternational organizations, including UNESCO (ISAB/IBSP), Regional Center for Biotechnology (Delhi), and Tripoli International Biotechnology Center (Libya). Dr. Azzi has received 10 honors and published 350 peer-reviewed papers. His subjects of research includes bioenergetics, mitochondrial structural studies, membrane structure and function, the mechanism of action of natural compounds, and especially vitamin E, carotenoids and curcumin.

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Angelo Azzi

Weizmann Institute of Science

BIOF Young Investigator Award

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On behalf of the IUBMB, BioFactors and Wiley, it is with great pleasure and honor that we announce M. Carmen Crespo as the co-winner of the 2017 BioFactors - Wiley Young Investigator Award for her article, Hydroxytyrosol restores proper insulin signaling in an astrocytic model of Alzheimer's disease.

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On behalf of the IUBMB, BioFactors and Wiley, it is with great pleasure and honor that we announce Eduardo Molina-Jijón as the co-winner of the 2017 BioFactors - Wiley Young Investigator Award for his article, The nephroprotection exerted by curcumin in maleate-induced renal damage is associated with decreased mitochondrial fission and autophagy.

More on the winners and the Award here.